Breaking the stigma of O.C.D. | Damian Alcolea | TEDxMadrid

Translator: Marcos Fernandez Konvalinka Reviewer: Laura Díaz Aguirre When I was 11 years old I started to thoroughly wash my hands with bleach until they bled. When I was 14, it was difficult to follow lectures at school and I would go through the paper because I had gone over my writing so many times. When I was […]

How digital media and big data are redefining democracy: Clifton Van Der Linden at TEDxUofT

[MUSIC PLAYING] How many people in the room voted in the last Federal Election? [LAUGHING] All right. So that’s a good number. I’d say about a third of you . So it depends– there’s a selection bias in the room, to an extent. The time people who would come out to a “Ted Talk” in the middle of […]

TEDxMarin – Jennifer Siebel Newsom – Re-envisioning Women as Leaders: How the Media Can Help

Translator: Denise RQ Reviewer: Lena Clemente Thank you. Misrepresentation is more than a film, it’s a social action campaign to empower women and girls and create lasting change in our culture. In a nutshell, the film suggests that if you can’t see it, you can’t be it, and if you can see it, you can’t be it. In […]

Breaking the language barrier | Tim Doner | TEDxTeen 2014

Translator: Mohand Habchi Reviewer: Son Huynh So about two years ago, I was featured in a New York Times article called, “Adventures of a teenage polyglot,” which featured my passion for learning foreign languages, this peculiar hobby that I had. And at first I thought it was great. I loved the fact that language learning was getting more […]

Are You Multitasking Your Life Away? Cliff Nass at TEDxStanford

Translator: Ilze Garda Reviewer: Jeong-Lan Kinser Personal life is hard. When I was 7 years old, there was a girl I really liked, but I didn’t know how to tell her. I decided I would learn from a 10-year-old who seemed unusually swave. (Laughter) He went up to the girl’s porch and drew this: “I love you.” He […]

Breaking barriers with quantum physics | Dr. Shohini Ghose | TEDxNickelCity

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs Has anyone here used your quantum devices today? Anyone? Yes, a few of you. Here is one of my favorites, my cell phone. It’s literally my entire world here, right there. But maybe some of you have used your TV, or a laptop, or perhaps you have used your iPad, camera. And […]

Seeing the world as it isn’t | Daniel Simons | TEDxUIUC

Translator: Miguel Cisneros-Franco Reviewer: Diba Szamosi I’d like you to take a look around you take in all the sights, the sounds, if you’re unlucky, the smells. You feel like you’re seeing the world in all its completeness and detail, you feel you’re experiencing the world as it is but that experience, as it turns out is an […]

Lessons from ancient social media | Tom Standage | TEDxOxbridge

Translator: Marine Gallois Reviewer: Els De Keyser (Applause) I’m going to talk to you about social media. And you may say: “Not someone else waffling on about social media !” But I am going to give you a different way of looking at social media, one that I am pretty confident you won’t have heard of before. I […]

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